Food

Health benefits of pears

Health benefits of pears

Pears are nutritional powerhouses. Lets take a look at their health benefits. Antioxidant rich: Pears are high in antioxidants, which help fight the effects of oxidative stress. According to Dr. Andrew Weil, “oxidative stress is the total burden placed on organisms by the constant production of free radicals in the […]

by January 11, 2019
Health benefits of spinach

Health benefits of spinach

  The health benefits of spinach are many! Spinach remains a champion when it comes to nutritional organic vegetables. It is loaded with almost every important nutrient there is. Spinach is an excellent source of vitamin A, B1, B2, B6, C, K, E, manganese, folate, magnesium, iron, copper, calcium and […]

by January 10, 2019
Health benefits of lentils

Health benefits of lentils

Lentils have a nutty, earthy flavor and are a staple in many Asian cuisines. They make a great addition to healthy meals such as salads and soups. These little legumes pack a healthy punch. Let’s look at the health benefits of lentils. Blood sugar regulation: Lentils are great for regulating […]

by January 9, 2019
8 dairy-free calcium sources

8 dairy-free calcium sources

8 dairy-free calcium sources for you. Calcium is one of the most common minerals in the human body, and is necessary for many functions. “Calcium is required for vascular contraction and vasodilation, muscle function, nerve transmission, intracellular signaling and hormonal secretion, though less than 1% of total body calcium is […]

by January 7, 2019
Raw chocolate ice cream

Raw chocolate ice cream

Ice cream is a sweet confection that has been adored for ages, starting from the time we were kids.The kind that is bought in stores is filled with excess refined sugar, artificial sweeteners, artificial colors and so much more. Make your own raw chocolate ice cream. And avoid all the […]

by December 24, 2018
Health benefits of prunes

Health benefits of prunes

Dried plum fruits are called dried plums or prunes. Prunes are highly nutritious fruits. They are sweet with a complex flavor, and have a sticky texture. The dried fruit is available year round. Let’s take a look at the health benefits of prunes: Antioxidant rich: Prunes are a good source […]

by December 22, 2018
Health benefits of figs

Health benefits of figs

There is nothing like a fresh, juicy fig to delight your taste buds. Because the fig season is so short, fresh figs are hard to find. Fortunately, they are often sold dried and are available throughout the year. Let’s take a look at the benefits of figs. Blood pressure: Many […]

by December 17, 2018
Health benefits of cauliflower

Health benefits of cauliflower

Cauliflower is a cruciferous vegetable, and is packed with health benefits. Let’s look at the health benefits of cauliflower. Anti-inflammatory: Cauliflower is full of vitamin K, which is a potent anti-inflammatory agent. Vitamin K directly inhibits our bodies’ inflammatory response at an early stage. Chronic inflammation is considered a major […]

by December 15, 2018